The Protea Hotel Mafikeng is this area's answer to guest demands for a modern and inviting facility. It is designed to accommodate holiday-makers, families, couples and business travellers in absolute style while they explore and conduct business in the North West province of South Africa.
The Protea Hotel Mafikeng offers a choice of 99 rooms, each with an air-conditioning unit, en-suite bathroom, separate bath and shower, writing desk, television with satellite channels, telephone and an electronic safe for guest belongings. In addition, they are nestled within the gorgeous gardens of the hotel for a tranquil air of escapism.
There are various types of rooms available to suit the needs of each of our valued visitors. There are rooms with king-size beds, three-quarter beds, two double beds, a room for the physically disabled with two three-quarter beds and a room with a queen-size bed.
The Protea Hotel Mafikeng has its own swimming pool for the exclusive use of guests. Splash in its refreshing blue waters, or soak up the warmth of the African sun while lying around it. The conference centre is ideal for corporate guests and can accommodate up to 100 delegates at a time, depending on the seating configuration.
Nearby activities and facilities include golf, tennis, squash, visiting game reserves, off-roading, soccer, rugby and a casino.
The restaurant seats 70 diners comfortably and offers delicious dishes and local flavours. There is also a Coffee and Cocktail Bar and a terrace, where light lunches etc… may be savoured in the fresh air. Alternatively, guests are invited to relax in the lounge and reflect on their day's itinerary or indulge in a quiet crossword.
Mafikeng is rich in tourist attractions and fun activities. In fact, it has been dubbed the "Cultural Jewel of the North West Province". It is also home to many of the country's game reserves, where plants and animals cohabit in their natural habitats.
Young and old alike will enjoy a visit to the Museum, where the history of the area and its local people is revealed in a number of fascinating displays. This is also home to a steam train that was in full operation until the early 1970's, and is great fun to examine up close.
For guests that want to be exposed to local culture in a more hands-on sense, Credo Mutwa's Cultural Village (Lotlamoreng) is a must-see. This village reveals the lives, customs and art of the local African people. Local game farms and reserves include the Mafikeng Game Reserve, Botsalana Game Reserve and Lotlamoreng Game Reserve. In addition, nature lovers are advised to visit the Disaneng Dam, where they can fish or swim, and Wondergat, where they are able to go diving.
The Protea Hotel Mafikeng is approximately three hours' drive from Johannesburg and the OR Tambo International Airport. It is also close to the North West Legislature and Office of the Premier (10 kilometres), the Mmbatho Hotel School (five kilometres), Mmbatho Stadium (10 kilometres), the shopping mall (two kilometres), Mafikeng Airport (15 kilometres) and the Botswana Border Post (45 kilometres).
From Johannesburg via Rustenburg (Tollgate route)
Directions from Johannesburg via Ventersdorp